Geographer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Geographer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $99,550
Pennsylvania $96,810
Maryland $95,910
Virginia $95,380
Colorado $90,600
California $89,610
Florida $85,220
Louisiana $84,030
Missouri $83,870
Illinois $83,430
Washington $81,920
Oregon $75,800
South Dakota $70,380
Minnesota $65,180
Texas $64,250
Arizona $63,750
Georgia $63,360
Oklahoma $50,230

How do geographer salaries compare to similar careers?

Geographers earn about the same as related careers in South Dakota. On average, they make less than geospatial information scientists but more than geodesists.

Career Median Salary
Geospatial information scientist salary $77K
Geographer salary $70K
Geologist salary $61K
Occupational health specialist salary $62K
Food science technologist salary $56K
Geodesist salary $58K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)